Sustainable Material Management

Posted on 6/18/2018 12:50:39 PM. By Paul Bertram

Early this year, I was an invited speaker at the EPA Forum on Lifecycle Approaches to Sustainably Manage Materials in Building and Infras...

  

2017-2020 North American Market Report for Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 6/7/2018 10:02:34 PM. By Steve Duren, Senior Director Member Services

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) has published a new North America Market Report that provides the 2017 adhesive and sealant global...

  

The Universal Source for Selecting, Testing and Verifying Adhesives

Posted on 5/31/2018 5:06:41 PM. By Dr. Cynthia Gosselin (guest blogger, ChemQuest)

Recently one of my long-time colleagues with an electrical engineering background retired. My colleague, being the inventive sort, had de...

  

The Rigors of Firestop Tests

Posted on 5/23/2018 2:02:15 PM. By ASC

We have talked a lot about firestop and how it is tested, but we have not really discussed the various ratings they can achieve.  I&...

  

Microwave Emerging as Alternative Energy Source for Rapid Adhesive Cure

Posted on 5/4/2018 2:33:49 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

There has been ever increasing demand on rapid and effective cure of adhesives while maintaining the pot life in industrial processes.&nb...

  

Firestop as an Anti-Terrorism Technology?

Posted on 4/9/2018 12:00:00 PM. By Sharron Halpert

Globally, terror attacks are on the rise.  The implications for the owners of the buildings where attacks take place are overwhelmin...

  

What if the Adhesive was Part of the Substrate in the First Place?

Posted on 4/2/2018 9:25:35 PM. By Dr. Cynthia Gosselin (guest blogger)

My last blog post focused on providing the automotive industry with a way to obtain a pristine metal surface for adhesive bonding an...

  

Perimeter Containment- Firestop Joints. Who is Up for a Challenge? –part 2 of 2-

Posted on 2/28/2018 4:44:13 PM. By Sharron Halpert

Our last post set the groundwork for a challenge for you. Before we get to the ideas I want to share with you, let’s make sure you ...

  

Sustain. Strength. Secure. The 2018 Institute of Building Sciences; Building Innovation Conference

Posted on 2/16/2018 5:09:51 PM. By Paul Bertram

2018 started out with the National Institute of Building Sciences; Building Innovation Conference in Washington DC. This year’s t...

  

Perimeter Containment- Firestop Joints. Let’s Find a Better Solution -part 1 of 2-

Posted on 1/30/2018 3:49:03 PM. By Sharron Halpert

A challenge for the creative problem solvers In our blog on 12/7 we had a discussion about firestopping on rated joints, but we did ...